Adirondack Place Names: Why Is That Thing Over There Called That?

Erik Schlimmer Friday, April 5, 2019 5:30 p.m. Lecture, Refreshments from 5:00 p.m. Old Chapel, Union College Campus Author and explorer Erik Schlimmer historically decodes 100 Adirondack place names in rousing detail, these histories supported by a backdrop of his gorgeous photos from the wilderness.  As Erik likes to say, “Behind every name there’s a […]

Birding and Breakfast at the Kelly Adirondack Center

Birding and Breakfast at the Kelly Adirondack Center   Saturday, February 16, 2019 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.   Refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public.     Chickadee, Arcadian Chickadee, Red-breasted Nuthatch, White-breasted Nuthatch, Tufted Titmouse Birds of New York, University of the State of New York, 1914   Please join […]

2018 Summer Research Fellows

Adirondacks focus of summer research fellowship program           While digging through boxes of material at the Kelly Adirondack Center on the history of the New York State forest rangers, Anna Gagion ’19 was surprised to discover the paucity of information about women. “There haven’t been a lot of women in the profession, so I wanted […]

Colvin: Hero to the North Woods

with filmmaker Bill Killon     January 24, 2019 at the Kelly Adirondack Center Film at 7:00 Refreshments from 6:30 This event is free and open to the public.   This documentary film tells the story of Verplanck Colvin, the father of the Adirondack Park. Colvin explored, surveyed, and mapped the northern reaches of upstate […]

White-nose Syndrome, the darkest of nights for New York bats

Presented by the Kelly Adirondack Center and UCALL     Reamer Auditorium Tuesday, September 25, 2018 5:30 p.m. Lecture, Refreshments from 5:00 p.m. Free and Open to the Public Join Alan Hicks, retired bat biologist for the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, as he discusses the history of bat research and management in […]

Environmental Science Education vs. Nature-Deficit Disorder

Students hiking the trail at Tennant Creek Falls with Tom Mowatt Associate Professor of Biology SUNY Adirondack   October 3, 2018 Old Chapel Lecture at 5:30 Refreshments from 5:00 This event is free and open to the public.   Human beings, especially children, are spending less time outdoors resulting in a wide range of behavioral […]